Monday, May 17, 2021
News

Kentucky finalists chosen for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Six Kentucky educators have been selected as state finalists and are now eligible to receive a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) award, the nation’s highest honor for U.S. K–12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teachers.
Conferences

Apply now for SEAD workshop

The Kentucky Department of Education is offering a new professional learning opportunity: “A Roadmap to Integrating SEAD within the KAS for Mathematics - A Workshop for Teachers.” Participating teachers will receive a stipend for their participation and for evidence of authentic artifacts aligned to the Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) for Mathematics and integration of social and emotional learning.
Recognitions

Two Jefferson County teachers receive presidential awards

Two Jefferson County teachers have received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) representing the highest honor bestowed by the United States government for K–12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teaching.
Announcements

Revised reading and writing, math standards documents available

After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in 2017, revised standards for reading and writing and mathematics have been adopted into law.
Beverly Joan Boulware

Opening the treasures of the language of math with children’s literature

During the past 25 years, the use of children’s literature as a context for teaching mathematical language has become a popular classroom practice and has been accompanied by an explosion in the number of children’s books that have been written specifically for such use.
News

KDE seeking feedback on proposed ELA and math assessment blueprints

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the proposed English language arts and mathematics assessment blueprints.
Announcements

KCTM seeking nominations for Ann S. Booth MESA Awards

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics is seeking nominations for the Ann S. Booth MESA Awards for 2018. The award celebrates Kentucky educators for their outstanding work and contribution to the mathematics community.
News

Kentuckians win Presidential Award for math, science teaching

Grant County's Shannon Brickler and Somerset Independent's Natasha Craft are among 104 educators nationwide to be recognized as winners of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
News

KDE seeking feedback on revised mathematics standards

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the revised Kentucky Academic Standards for Mathematics.

Equity in mathematics

Jefferson County's Lynn Smith explains how teachers need to shift away from the traditional "do as I do" methodologies and toward collaborative and engaging activities that promote deeper learning in order to meet the college and career readiness needs of our students and prepare them for global competition.